Much like America gave the world democracy in 1776, our experience today may well determine whether the world moves forward or backward in the all-so-human struggle for equality, dignity and peace
High-minded documents and highfalutin rhetoric is the United State's area of expertise. But, the brutal truth is this country has always been a hot mess. For the people at the top or those trying to step on everyone on their way to the top, that's exactly the way they like it. Drama and distraction is the perfect cover for their crimes.
Are Americans growing up at long last? I'm a believer. Look what it took to get us to want to mature! It's tragic. We need to honor the sacrifices people have made. We have to tell and teach the truth in order to do that. All the best intentions enshrined in the greatest documents of all time are worth nothing without the actions to bring them to life.
We can all be activists to work for that harmony.